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, remembering two environmental champion, john muir and rachel carson. all straight ahead on a second look. good evening and a welcome, i am julie haner. tonight we remember two environmentalist, and rachel carson's book silent spring and john muir bfs book's book the yosemite and wat an watson brought us this history in 2000 of yosemite. >> molding and carving yosemite. the signature on this sculpture was written by a 60 long glacier that chisels its way leaving yosemite valley in its wake. half dome, and all this right here in this small valley is almost too much to take in. it is enormous and about the size of the state of rhode island. almost 4 million people visited last year and you might be tempted to ask are we loving yosemite to death? greedy ravages of man have been the big threat. >> what we have here in yosemite, we have the best of the best and the worst of the wours. we have the scenery and the water falls and 800 miles of hiking trails. but we have hoards and hoards of people coming. so i think john muir never advocated keeping people out. >> the limits of transportation kept peop
and clenching and and henderson a third degree brown belt jiu-jitsu under the trainer john. they work in a clinch. short little bunches by diaz. solid kneese by diaz as well. he's good in that position. he hey try. but benson is -- as we talked about in the studio. benson tunk away from the potential throws . nice knee of the body by benson and got the heel in the shin . he's going to bend nate over and crush him and drowndrag hym down . pulling down the hed . one of the training partners. they believe he with take nate down and beat him up. >> double hook again here . good take down defense by diaz. >> diaz in the clinch position and again with another one there. diaz crumbles underment and nice use of the body by diaz. nate keeps happen incredible pace. goodbye diaz and he holds the record with 238 strikes and labeled against saroni in december of 2011. and another leg kick and nice take down. you have to watch nathan dizza. i wonder if benson will step away. no he's in position. nate trying to get back and he is up. that is one big fighter benson henderson. especially with the legs
spoke to house speaker john boehner and increasingly some republicans are willing to go along with president barack obama's plan to raise taxes on the healthiest of americans. >> i actually think it has merit where you go and give him the increase on the top 2% and all of a sudden the shift goes back to entitlementment. >> coming up, this morning, truckers who carry cargo to and from the port of oakland they say theory relieved that another strike is likely. more than 500 walked off the job last month and they have ratified a new contract. it includes 2013 cost of living raise and bonus contract. >>> and they are meeting in their search for a new police chive and police chief chris moore is retiring after less than two years on the job and they have a meeting at 6:30 at the south side onto ther road. >>> and officials say the lane closures are here for fee placing crashed curb advance, and i am happy to say, sale is back. it is not the same without you, buddy. >> we are already off to a busy start, we have that fire tara mentioned and there is a power line down in the sweeney
of the house john boehner are getting closer to reaching a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. john boehner says last week's offer stands and it doesn't include higher tax rates on the wealthy. the white house says there can't be a deal without the increase. >> people are disgusted at the notion of a fiscal cliff took their feelings to the streets today. [ singing ] >> 75 protesters rallied downtown at noon and the raging grannies sang. the demonstration was organized by the american dream counsel and moveon.org. they are asking the public to contact john boehner. >> we are focusing our rally on john boehner and asking him to pay attention to what is good for the country instead of protecting himself. >> the group says they will target any lawmaker who tries to cut a deal over the fiscal cliff. >>> thousands will pause saturday to remember those who lost their lives serving our country. [ bagpipes playing ] >> the kickoff was held today at the state capttle. -- capital. >> makes you quietly think that, one, you are glad to be an american, you have to say thank you to these individuals who gave t
terribly wrong. >> my name is john. >> we showed you the viral video of a desperate father. >> her life is over. this is my daughter. >> now, hear the story of what happened to his daughter and the grandchild he lost. >> she was five months pregnant at the time. that's the little guy's feet. >> plus, a little boy watching right this minute is scared of santa. >> i'll be coming to your house. >> and a nature video we call -- gorillas in the wind. >> why this little lady might be getting too much fiber. >>> each year in myanmar there's a fire balloon festival. it draws thousands of people. there are images all over the internet. when you think of fire balloons you think of the small balloons. these are the size of hot air balloons. as they go into the air, there are also fireworks and rockets in the basket. pretty incredible if you get to witness this in myanmar. >> what if that thing lands on the roof of my house and sets my neighborhood on fire. >> you're on to something with the idea maybe there is a little fear involved. one video in particular that we found that was shot by a photogr
officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting on crime in oakland and we first had to talk about this receivership issue and the settlement with the plaintiffs in this case but it certainly has the mayor and the police on the hot seat and has for a long time but that story is worried that the city has settled with the plaintiffs in the notorious writers case and potentially avoided receivership that is a federal takeover to have police department. this is the case thad the entire police department under the microscope because of four former officers known as the requireds who called themselves the riders were blamed for planting evidence and abusing suspects. mayor officially announce that side this case, which has been hanging over the police department for about ten ye
and house speaker john boehner had not met to negotiate for weeks. now of course both sides are private about their conversation but still no deal, they have 21 days to reach an agreement or the country goes over the fiscal cliff even if they come up with an international monetary fun, an agreement is imminent. >> it prevents investors, entrepreneurs and households to make decisions because they don't know what tomorrow will be. >> president barack obama heads to washington to push for the democrats' plan but democrats have quite a bit of leverage, allison bops ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> north korea is extending it by another week at least until december 29th. scientists found a technical deficiency in that rocket. now the u.s. thinks they are using launches like that to test missiles that could be used to hit the u.s. mainland but north korea said they are only using it to put a satellite into orbit. >>> he is undergoing tests and officials have not said why he is not seeking treatment consistent with his age. he spend years in prison for fighting apart tied. he became the first
and oakland. let's go back to the desk. >>> daily city and skyline boulevard is closed on john daily boulevard because there is an accident. news chopper 2 is flying over and several police agencies are there now. brian flores is headed there as we speak and we will bring you more as we get more information. >>> an apartment fire has left six people homeless. these are pictures out at the scene where you can see crews are still there. the fire started a couple of hours on copperfield avenue near the bart station. now some units on both floors of the building were gutted. woman one said she saw -- one woman said she saw fire and firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to the other units and fortunately nobody was hurt. one woman said the fire was set intentionally and the head of the fire department will ultimately determine the cause. >>> allie rasmus joins us from oakland with more on the investigation into how another fire started in an appliance building. >> reporter: it was firefighters from oakland 29 who responded to this fire and they were already pretty familiar with the
. >> claudine, thank you. >>> john mcphee is no longer on the run. coming up, why he was arrested in guatemala and what officials may do with him. >>> 44-year-old roger clifton and 45-year-old paula klein left to drive through guardner nevada at some point they got stuck in the snow and her brother found her walking and took her to the hospital treated for frostbite. the other person's condition is still not known. >>> the saturated ground gave way yesterday forcing cal trans to cover a five mile stretch. a detour is also in place on ford rally road because of flooding. now you caught some people driving through and others were turned around. >> i am not going to take a chance to ruin the car and you know it happens every year and everybody here is used to it. >> cal trans will be in effect until further notice. >>> downed trees were cut down around the area and in mill valley a fallen tree took down power lines. in san francisco's neighborhoods a tree came down and one homeowner said the tree came within a couple of feet from his head. >>> there is a series of weakened storms and plastic pape
. the bank is accussed of laundering money for drug dealers and terrorists. john brady of rj o'brien joins us now. john, are you seeing any special positioning ahead of the fed? > > we have angie. over the course of the last two weeks so, we have seen equity markets continue to "melt up," as traders would say, continue to be sort of supported by this idea that the federal reserve is going to continue its method of quantitative easing. the fed meeting to start today. however, we will receive the announcement from the fed tomorrow, perhaps around 1:00 or so wednesday. but, the idea is that risk assets, both equities and metals, commodities mostly, continue to melt higher with the idea that the fed is going to continue to monetize its debt and supply excess reserves to the economy. > what about tax management? what are you seeing with investors and traders trying to avoid that fiscal cliff, although potentially that could happen next year? > > we have seen two big trades really, angie. first, last week gold came off about $50 an ounce. it was rumored that hedge funds specifically were exiting lo
to stop the project. >> john mcafee is pleading for help. the unusual turn of events today in the case of the tech founder wanted for questions in his neighbor's death. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> california's high-speed rail is underthe microscope on capitol hill. they defended the plan while others said our state should pull the plug. >> reporter: california's high- speed rail could take you from san francisco to los angeles in 2-1/2 hour
. it will include former stanford john elway and some of the raiders grates, as well as howie long. they will take another step closer to finishing their new stadium. coming up, the signing ceremony that will mark a very special occasion. >>> a beautiful commute so far, how is it looking? >>> we have the on ramp not causing any problems but crews will have to get in there and get out that crash. this is down at the peninsular, and we have a look at the area with three lanes closed on 101 hills dale boulevard and it is slow going across the san mateo bridge. also in the dumbarton, we have construction eastbound so be aware of that and i am opening up shortly though. >>> and we have a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, back down on the south bay, 880 split, you can see traffic looks good in all directions. here is steve. >>> we have low cloud desk, there are other areas brandon and pacifica. man, it is thick here and there are some areas where fog is an issue and it is misty, fog sun, muggy, there is a lot of moisture in the area, we get a north wind that will scour that fog out, it will be an issue
-- john mcafee is feeling better but under arrest in guatemala. she on the run from -- he is on the run from belize. >>> a car company that promised to sell cars for a fee is missing in action. the cars are gone. ktvu's cara liu reports car owners are worried. >> reporter: he fears he is out of luck after trusting sunnyvale motocars to sell his car. >> i am embarrassed that i allowed myself to get contact up in this. >> reporter: he was contacted by the company after trying to sell the car on his own. >> they were diceanced with the dm -- licensed with the dmv. bonded. >> reporter: after getting a check for $28,000 when the car sold the check bounced. >> then they came up with another excuse and another one. >> reporter: when we went to sunnyvale motocars we found the lot empty, the office vacant, just keys hanging on a board inside. >> what happened between friday and monday, they closed up their shop and took all the vehicles and disappeared. leaves me without a car. leaves me without my money. very little recourse. >> reporter: he isn't the only victim. the owner next door talked to
. >>> the east bay family of a bicyclist killed yesterday say they are in shock over his death. 66-year-old john pickens was riding on pal mar's road outside fremont when he crashed. his wife says he was a seasoned rider, and wore a helmet. he apparently went off the road to avoid a truck, when the bike slid on gravel, and he fell and hit his head on a rock. he is survived by his wife, three children, and four grandchildren. >>> classes are canceled at a sacramento high school tomorrow at students mourn the death of a popular teacher hit by a train. authorities say cathy carlisle was taking pictures of an approaching train, when she was hit from the back by another train. the married mother of three children died at the scene. she was known as a passionate photographer who helped students discover their inner voice. >> she always walked around, with her camera and she saw the ability to convey messages in pictures. >>> investigators say 31-year- old hector is a lice fatally shot his mother, and two uncles last night. he also shot and injured a young son, and kidnapped two young daughters. both t
over that information. >>> with the fiscal cliff getting closer and house speaker john boehner's talking about a very short deal and there is time for congress to acts. >>> big tides for california are coming in soon and they are called king tides and they will peek thursday morning. the water will cover beaches entirely. instead of the water lapping up on sand it will be hitting the docks and they believe this is what california will look like some day if globe pal warming raises the sea levels. >>> we are talking about the pay bridge, it is all picked up? >> yes if you are trying to hit the road you should not be worried about any road work but of course we are here to find out about troubled spots. let's look at 880 westbound and you can see traffic is moving well out to the mcarthur maze with no major issues getting onto the bay bridge and toll plaza and that traffic is moving along nicely on into san francisco with no major problems. we also have a look at 280 and san jose and 101 and 285 are off to a great start and hopefully it will stay this way but as more people get o
their own people. >>> president obama and john boehner will talking on the phone about the fiscal cliff. still, there's no real progress. this all comes as another republican says he's willing to break ranks regarding this. tom coburn said that he -- some are looking for a way to save grace as they move in. >>> allison turns reports, hundreds of thousands of california jobs could be lost. alison? >> reporter: and dave, the defense industry projects about 135,000 jobs would be lost in california over the next few years if those tax increases and massive spending cuts kick in at the end of this month. if there's no deal on those, the pentagon was initially told not to plan for the cuts. that's all changed. in the last 24 hours, the pentagon leaders say they are preparing to slice about 10% of the budget. if we go over the fiscal cliff experts predict one in five defense contracts in california could be -- would be lost. both parties say there's still time to reach a deal and avoid those major losses. >> nobody wants to get this done more than me. >> our goal is to make sure this gets reso
are looking ahead through 2013 to see where the opportunities might lie. let's talk with john blank. he is the chief equity strategist, the big-picture guy. so, let's talk generalities. bulls or bears, who will be doing most of the running in 2013? > > in my camp, i am a bull, and w i think we can get a 10% return out of next year. > very good. how about through the year? will it start out looking a little weak and we will find our stride in later quarters? > > that is mercury to me. i think you are probably likely to see a january effect and have pop, which is traditional. and i expect through april or may you might see the bulk of the run, and then it will taper off. > focus on some sectors. a lot of people are saying health care is going to continue to be robust. how do you see it? > > i am actually bullish on global sectors. i think we are going to see an asia-pacific-, china-driven market that we haven't seen in five years. and i see i.t., which is beaten down right now, but i would take a position in. i see industrials, which have good global exposure as a stock area that would pu
. >>> john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks. >>> well, the closely-watched monthly unemployment report released this morning was better than expected. the economy added 146,000 jobs in november and the unemployment rate fell to a four-year low of 7.7%. coming up at 7:15, how this morning's job report impacts thefully negotiation -- impacts the fiscal cliff negotiation. >>> a youth group visiting florida got robbed. the group made of you of 24 teenagers and said they were eating in a restaurant in fort lauderdale, florida about an hour after they arrived for a weekend youth conference. they say thieves stole $12,000 cash. one member of the group was able to have money wired to them. so they were able to spend last night in a hotel. we have no word yet if that group will return to oakland today. >>> funeral services will be held this weekend for two teenaged girs shot to death in oakland last month. funeral services will be held for ra chef at cooper's -- raquel
revenue to lower it to 4.1 trillion. house speaker john boehner disclosed his offer yesterday. >>> and they are now planning ongoing public. that story is and coming up at 5:05. right now it is 4:46, john mcafee could soon return to the united states. he said a guatemala judge said his detension is illegal. he was detained after entering the country illegally to avoid detention in bail lease about -- belize about the questioning of his neighbor. >>> police are getting stonewalled. a burglary or burglars bashed in a store with sledge hammers from the fine jewelry department. the alarm was tripped but they did not arrive until later. >> it would be helpful, the sooner the better and we would like to recover the jewelry. >> the same store was hit a few years ago. it was hit near macy's just a few years ago. and the shopping store in broadway plaza could be improved. >>> and yahoo e-mail has a new look that is designed to make it easier and use. yahoo remains the top e-mail service but google is gaining ground. they had a key role when she worked for google. >>> now the pope sent
. president barack obama met privately with house speaker john boehner over the weekend. it was the first meeting on the fiscal cliff crisis and the new point of views some are now expenses. runders -- renters may be dealt with by san francisco landlords. they would have to find out if it is option until. if passed it will move tonight full board.$♪. >> legislative leaders are holding a vigil to protect funding for a job center in west oakland. they say jobs and unemployment is key to is keeping few vince town because of an opposition to put up and they are expected to track that is -- thousands of dollars. >>> they could decide to cut the amount of medical marijuana a patient can have. supervisors will consider a proposal to scrap guidelines to allow medical marijuana to have more than 30 plants. the new proposal will allow to the state limit of 6 mature plant and eight. >>> they are holding one more community meeting in their search for a new pell chief. police chief chris march is at the south side center on coddle road. >>> you can expect peer clay enclosures over the next six month
have raised money to keep those fire stations open. >>> john mcafee could soon come to the united states. john mcafee's detention is ruled illegal and he should be released as early as today. he entered the count trip illegally to avoid police in pay lease. he said he wishes to quote live in peace. >>> they successfully launched it into orbit. coming up how the un plans to respond to this controversial rocket launch. >>> any signs we have had overnight, is it affecting the commute? >> well, people are driving more slowly and backups will start sooner than normal and we already have a backup at the bay bridge toll plaza and usually it starts later than this but i am just guessing but i think people are on the road early because they don't want to get caught in huge traffic. it looks like they may have turned on those metering lights extra early because of the wet roads, although, the traffic has no major problems and through union city traffic looks good. and highway 101, the peninsular that traffic looks good on 280 as well. let's go to steve. >>> a weak front is moving through, l
for secretary of defense to replace leon panetta who is stepping down. another top contender, john kerry. but the president is also considering to replace hillary clinton with john considerry. susan rice for the united nations, she is still facing opposition because of statements she made about the libyan attack. >>> president obama is meeting with two different groups today. both have concerns about the fiscal cliff crisis. he will lead with the ceos of business leaders and then later, he will meet with native- american tribal leaders. the one issue where he's refusing to budge in fiscal cliff issues. >>> the voters passed prop 30, which raises taxes on people who earn more than $250,000 a year. it also increases the sales tax. well, the ucla and der son forecast says because of prop 30 -- anderson forecast says because of prop 30, unemployment will not improve as fast and personal income will be less than expected. but economists say california is still on track for economic growth and more jobs. >>> well, sheriffs in solano county want your help. they are trying to catch vandals who d
francisco supervisor wants more community input before the city approves major events in public works. john avalos is requiring special informational hearings for any event that would occupy 25% of a park and run for 48 hours. back in october, he criticized the "do tour" a skateboarding, motorcycle event for shutting down civic center plaza for weeks. >>> well, apple and sum sung are due to meet in a san jose courtroom again this afternoon. a judge ruled some of these devices can be included in the continuing pattern infringement fight. dash patent -- continuing patent infringement fight. >>> scientists may be able to explain why several squid have washed ashore. researchers speculate the squids' food supply may have been contaminated by an algae bloom >>> the future is in doubt for a problem pooch in san francisco. back in august, charlie, the dog, bit a park police horse at crissy field. the owner is vowing to fight a judge's decision late monday night ordering that charlie be put down. the examiner reports that back in june, the same dog lunged at and tried to bite a person. police say r
. replacing leon panetta who is stepping down. another top contender senator john kerry. he is also looking at john kerry for a possible secretary of state. or he may go with susan rice the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. president obama meets with two very different groups. both have concerns about the fiscal cliff conference. and remember he meets with them top ceo's. coming up the one issue where president obama is refusing to budge in those fiscal cliff negotiations. >>> right now 5:07. we want to check back in with tara who is in for sal. definitely wet roads out there. >> reporter: we do have an accident to report. this is a big rig verses a small pickup truck and an ambulance is on the way. we understand there are injuries involved. here it is right here. 880 northbound near the grand avenue exit. we had somebody needs an ambulance basically. we are keeping an eye on it. all right. up next we will take a live look at 280 in san jose. you can see traffic is actually flowing nicely in both directions. and it's 5:08 let's check in with steve. >> thank you tara. >>> our system is
: attorney john burres had asked a judge for more oversight of the department. >> that person still reports to the judge. and is not supervised by anyone in the department, and has the ability to change the personnel at the top level if necessary. >> reporter: the city would pay the compliance officer salary, and those last remaining reforms would have to be completed by the end of the next year. reporting live tonight, in oakland, heather holmes, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland's mayor and police chief also attended a neighborhood crime meeting tonight. a mother of two isn't convinced things are going to get better. >> tired of it. tired of the violence. tired of the shooting. it was like it takes them a while, to try to find people that's doing it, but they never seem to find them. >> reporter: crime continues to plague the city. last night, two men and a women were shot on east 18th near lake merritt. a stray bullet struck another man a couple of blocks away. all four shooting victims are expected to survive. we're told three men in hoodies were seen running from the scene. >>> john mc
. >> reporter: we found the business' manager john out front. >> reporter: what about all the girls that we see come in here. >> do you see girls right now? >> reporter: we have seen girls. >> this karaoke we have male and female connection here. >> reporter: you have a love connection here? >> yes. >> reporter: is anyone paying to be with his girls? >> that is what i know. i don't really know. >> reporter: we discovered the receipt from cafe juliet while uncovering our investigation that uncovered $a4500 by port of oakland maritime director james k would. we found lawrence dunnigan was reimbursed for thousands of dollars, public money spent at exclusive hotels overseas. some as kwon, dunnigan made repeat visits to the club, a restaurant and club in china. >> there is a mitch you're of shock and dismay and we're going to get to the bottom of this. >> reporter: after dodging kutv's questions for week the port sites an ongoing investigation and that is the answer that the port spokesman gave to almost every one of our questions. why would the port approve these expenses? why omaha burse them
: as alioto chef john caravez served crab and tomato bruschetta, he said the strike was impacting business. >> it's hard for restaurants to work without crab right now, because fisherman's wharf is what you come for. >> reporter: out at the wafer, crab boats were idyll. idle. >> there has to be some type of unity to hang with the people -- you have to stand by your values in anything that you do. >> reporter: and the wharf is quiet and nets are empty. the crab boat association president did tell us that the fishermen were meeting at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning to decide what to do. live in san francisco, cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are hoping two surveillance images will help them catch a pair of credit card thieves. the women were recorded using a stolen credit card on halloween morning and appear to be in a black suv with three sunroofs and the two were spotted using the card at mill valley drugstore. they say the card was stolen in sausalito and anyone with information is asked to couple sausalito police. >>> giselle esteban was found guilty of killing michelle le. polic
are in talks with john gruten to bring him back as their head coach at this point there's absolutely repeat, nothing to substantiate that story but it sure would bring something needed to the giants. >>> and well beyond 50, niners not pointing fingers however there were lots of mistakes being made. >> you know what the circumstance is, they have to drive if ball on the defense. so regardless, you know. we need to go three and out own stop them right where they need to get the offense and try to put points on the board. it works hand in hand both sides of the ball. >>> up on the hilltop tonight, things looking pretty good for the sc. not sure if chris mullen was at the game but he would not have liked what happened to his alma mater. that is st. john's coach steve navin. big local name. usf second half is what breaks it open. tim dirkson dualing. the end parker 28 points driving to secure the victory and that was the end for st. john's 81-65. and at the end an east bay product and i don't know if you guys know how he got his name but he was the last of 10 children mom named him daend. >> you
battle facing this man republican house speaker john boehner within his own party. as he tries to negotiate a deal do avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> time now is 6:08. let's check in with tara. what are you keeping an eye on? >> in san francisco we have issues actually with some backup. spinout near hospital suffer on 101 southbound and there are several cars that are in the fast lane and definitely having an impact on traffic. right now let's take a look at our maps. we can show you where we have other accidents brewing here. 280 northbound. and then we have flooding in the two right hand lanes. so be aware of that. and then if we head over to the oakland care you can -- oakland area we have slowing through the richmond area. we also have this accident still being cleared here at buchanan street and a stalled truck on 24 near the caldecott tunnel. if we take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a lot of rain out there. the metering lights are on. you're looking at an extra 15 minutes to get into san francisco. here's a look at highway 24 live. that stalled truck coul
speaker john baner said republicans have made a reasonable offer to the president with a balanced plan to raise revenues and cut spending. during a fla tla debate on the fiscal cliff today, the house will not adjourn for the holidays until they have reach add deal. >>> on wall street today it was a mixed day on the market. the dow jump td almost 83 points t. nasdaq fell about 23 points and the s & p 500 was up a little more than two points. >>> anger over action by egypt's new president turned into another violent protest today outside the presidential pals a. there are reports some demonstrators broke through barbed wire and hurled chairs and rocks at police and that people in support of the president beat some protesters with clubs. president morsey angered many people with the decree last month that gave him more power. secretary of state hilary clinton said today the unrest shows an urgent need for dialogue on both sides. >>> the u.s. state department confirmed today it is looking into reports that syrian president may be seeking asylum in another country. reportedly president is l
drama for john mcafee the health scare that caused him to be rushed to a hospital in guatemala. >>> here's a look at the san mateo bridge traffic flowing nicely. we'll have more traffic coming up. >>> good morning, to you. a mild day in store for your friday. at this hour patchy fog, frigid temps inlapped. >>> the family of a berkeley woman killed outside of a middle school have a theory of the attack. they set up a memorial. the crime scene is just a block from her apartment. she was gunned down late tuesday night riding her bicycle. her family believes she was making a quick trip to the store. they think she was confronted while running an errand. >> only thing we heard is that people were saying she was arguing with a man and a woman. so you know that is all right now know. the police have leads on it but they're not saying anything. >> mullens had six siblings. their parents are taking her death extremely hard. >>> san francisco supervisors are questioning whether the police should carry stun guns. the police department wants to issue the weapon to officers with specialized training.
as part of their employment. >>> last night president barack obama and house speaker john boehner had a phone conversation and following the meeting, the white house offered a new proposal lowering its tax revenue from 1.6 trillion to 1.4 trillion. house speaker john boehner offered an undisclosed counteryesterday. >>> well, we want to take you out there live and there it is. it will leave in just 25 minutes and guess what it even includes whyfie an offers trips to sacramento and reno as well as trips from san jose to oakland to los angeles and the company is briefly operating in 2 -- was recently briefly operating in 2007. >> wouldn't you want to watch ktvu channel 2 news on your iphone. i am thinking about what sal was saying about our roads this morning. >>> it is going to be wet and i think if you are driving give yourself extra time this morning and perhaps you want to take your cup of coffee with you on the road instead of having it at home. right now southbound, traffic is moving well and it is wet out there. steve showed us a little while ago, showers are moving through and yo
. now, he did meet with house speaker john boehner. the new view some republicans are address. >>> a smoke-free disclosure is expected to pass a key hurdle today. under the proposal landlords would have to tell perspective lenders if the building is smoke-free or optional. a meeting takes place at 1:00. if passed, the ordinance moves on to the full board. >> religious leaders are scheduled to hold a meeting tonight to protect funding for the job center. funding for the west oakland job resource center has come into question amid controversy over plans to put up aloom nateed billboards -- illuminated billboards. those boards were to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to help with the center. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures near the toll plaza on the bay bridge from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. officials say the lane closures are needed to work on the toll plaza including paving and replacing some of the crashed cushions. the east span is due to even to traffic in -- to open to traffic in december. >>> let's check in with sal. welco
no deal between president obama and house speaker john boehner. that has not stopped democrats and republicans on capitol hill on chiming in on what should and should not be cut. coming up at 7:15, our washington, d.c. newsroom is tracking all -- all of the competing punts of view -- points of view they are talking about on capitol hill. >>> a new study on san jose drivers is now drawing national attention. the study shows commuters are using social media to connect with other drivers. they exchange information to help them reach their destinations faster. the study says it also helps drivers feel better. not only because of the time they save but because they are helping other drivers save time. >>> a win-win. >> yes. >>> hey, sal, have you fixed things on highway 101? >> well, we're trying. 101 a little bit of fog coming through. let's take look at it from our camera in san francisco. a little bit of fog. in fact, it -- we may not be able to see this picture. i showed it to you first here. northbound 101 traffic is doing okay coming in to san francisco. but definitely some fo
speaker john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks. and clearing a negotiating room improves the chances for success. just 25 minutes from now the closely watched monthly unemployment report will be released for november. coming up at 5:15 what economists say the numbers released this morning don't accurately reflect the current jobs market. >>> time now 5:05. reports an oakland church youth group visiting florida today is out of money and their belongings because thieves broke into their van. a group of 24 teenagers and young adults were eating at a restaurant yesterday. about an hour after arriving for a weekend youth conference. they are saying thieves broke into their van, stole $12,000 cash. one member of the group was able to have money wired to them so they at least spent last night in a hotel. there is no word yet if this group plans to come back to oakland today. >>> funeral services will be held this weekend for two teenage girls who were shot to de
cliff negotiating table. according to the new york times house speaker john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks and those say clearing the negotiating room clears the chances for success. f we have new unemployment numbers released just a few minutes ago. employers added 146,000 new jobs in november. the unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low of 7 .7%. coming up at 6:15 the factors that economists predicted would have a negative impact on the numbers but apparently did not. >>> time now 6:07. we are following this story. oakland church youth group traveling in florida they are out of money and their belongings because thieves broke into their van. a group of 24 teenagers and young adults were eating at a restaurant yesterday about an hour after arriving far weekend youth conference. someone broke into their van stole 12,000 cash. one member of the group says they were able to have some money mired so they -- wired so they did spend last night in
janine de la vega. >>> software company founder john mcafee says he plans to seek asylum in guatemala after being named a person of interest in a murder case. he is wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor last month. he says he has nothing to do with it and fled because he fears persecution. police say he is not a suspect they just want to talk to him. >>> police in new york may be closing in on a suspect after a man was pushed in front of an on coming subway train and killed. the man being questioned has implicated himself in the attack. he was tarkenton custody yesterday. 58-year-old man was hit and killed. part of that confrontation was caught on cell phone video. >>> the new york post is being criticized for running a front page picture of the victim seconds before he was killed with the headline doomed. the photographer said he happens to be nearby and trying to warn the train operator by flashing his camera but it was too late. >>> a woman is recovering from minor injuries after being hit by a car inside a berkeley liquor store. a driver lost control of his car at 9
. the event is to comet rate 50 years of the pro football hall of fame, including john maddened an howie long, 150 raider season ticketholders are invited to the event and then tonight, the raiders host the denver broncos. >>> larry ellison's oracle racing team is being accused of cheating. an italian challenger claims the team has been spying by planting someone in an inflatable boat and taking up close images of the italian and new zealand yachts. an international jury is considering the allegations but experts say the accusations are overblown and that the competitors are constantly looking for an edge. the finals are scheduled for september in the san francisco bay. >>> local democrats want to make sure offshore drill something permanently banned in the bay area. they are asking the president to create a new no-drilling ocean preserve from bodega bay to point arena in mendocino county. the protection will be california's largest ocean preserve in 20 years and has been endorsed by governor jerry brown. >>> the oakland police department has agreed to hand over authority of the command staff
and connecticut. christie met with president obama at the white house first, then with house speaker john boehner at the capital. at a senate hearing thursday, senator charles schumer of new york presented his case for rebuilding the storm zone. "new york has no choice, we have to adapt. new york and new jersey are a waterfront region in the path of violent new weather realities." president obama meanwhile is seeking $50 billion from congress for emergency aid for 11 states with storm damage. the improving housing market is turning into a wealth builder for americans. according to the federal reserve, financial wealth in american households grew to $64 trillion, up $1.7 trillion during the 3rd quarter. here's how that happened: the value of real estate rose $300 billion, while stocks climbed $520 billion. economists have said an increase in wealth translates into consumer spending. the report from the fed also shows americans cut debt by 2% last quarter. space exploration technologies, better known as space x, has landed a big - and much desired - new customer this week: the u.s. air force. the p
.m. >>> republicans and democrats raided accusations over who is to blame for the fiscal cliff. john boehner and president obama and nancy pill low city blamed the republicans. >> we had a serious proposal based on president clinton's chief of staff. there is no counter offer from the white house. unstead, reports indicate that the president -- instead, the president has deliberately walked our economy right to the edge of fiscal cliff. >> he said democrats are slow walking the economy to the fiscal cliff, yet, this is the same republican leadership that has the house in session barely a day. barely a full day this week. >> the fiscal cliff is the term that is given to a set of spending cuts and tax increases that will take effect in january if congress does not act to stop them. >>> investigators are trying to determine what happened before a football fan fell or jumped from the third deck at the oakland coliseum. he fell to the concourse during last night's broncos, raiders game and taken to the hospital with serious injuries. they called it an accident and it remains under investigation.
down seven. s&p up three. >>> don't make plans from john boehner if fellow republican members of congress as they try to come up with a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. he said he and president obama talked and said it is clear that serious differences remain. republicans want tax cuts and reduced spending on programs. >>> they hopefully will remember this wedding anniversary date. 12/12/12. >> witness the marriage today. >> at courthouses al around the to get married. one couple came to the courthouse found all the bookings in city hall were taken. it is the same month, day and year are considered lucky. >>> today on channel news at five. this is a live look from chopper two. lots of officers. oakland police. told us this is a marijuana grow house. they found 700 plants in and cash. and reporter is just getting to the scene. what we learned about the bust and tied to the grow operation at five. thank you for trusting the news at ktvu. >-.y÷$@y+o3vhpe
are just some of the crimes reported against state employees. john sasaki looked at a list of those crimes and joins us now with what he found. >> reporter: it shows a government that has fraud and a large state of departments perpetrated in a number of ways. from april 2011 through june 2012 there were more than 1,400 investigations and 15 cases in a loss to the state. >> taxpayer money should be handled carefully. >> reporter: in some cases a courier were charged. >> unfortunately human beings being how we are. some people will take advantage of situations. >> reporter: the state athletic commission overpaid 18 inspectors nearly 119,000 hours in overtime. >> less time on bills more time on oversight, you do it in local government and it's better in local government. so people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: and the natural resources agency circumvented by reimbursing $48,000 to pay for their commutes to and from work. the state is grateful for the whistle blowers that came forward. >> typically it's another state employee that sees that something is going on and something wro
. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to stadler lane outside petaluma about 3:30 a.m. the house of engulfed in flames. firefighters say no one lived there. the yard was covered with things such as twelve vehicles, a boat and even a camper. >>> contra costa county's former top vice officer is now expected to plead guilty in connection with a scheme to sell confiscated drugs on the street. and plea deal, norman wielsch will plead guilty to tomorrow to five counts including theft and conspiracy to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine. under terms of the deal he will
of a bizarre drama. now the new twist of the john mcafee saga. >>> new at 10:00, san jose residents are getting a surprise with their utility bill. san francisco police say they are outraged by the new mailer. >> reporter: the person who sent it out said it's a brilliant way to educate new people. the first of its kind mailer was sent out inside utility bills to 194,000 san jose households this week. the headline asks if you have a concern or complaint about san jose police, then provide a number you can call. >> this is a good department but every department, every agency, every organization can be better. >> reporter: independent police auditor who put out the flier says she's required to do outreach. adding this new method reaches more people than a community meeting. >> we do the best we can and that means we have to think creatively. >> that's really the slap in the face. >> reporter: but the san jose police officers union questions the timing as the department faces low moral, a high homicide rate and a dwindling force. >> we have six officers leaving this week. bringing our force dwindli
the anniversary of john lennon's death and they gather to remember the musician. one fan who looked a lot like the late singer took place at the memorial at central park. it day in 1980 the 40-year-old lennon was shot to death outside of the dakota apartment building by chapman who right now remains in prison. >>> a restaurant owner's unusual move and why it's generated so much attention. >>> reports of big changes at the livermore outlets. >>> you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. download the ktvu apple, click the live icon and you can be corrected anytime, anywhere. ris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. . >>> there are reports tonight that just a
. there is speculation whether united nations ambassador susan rice will replace hillary clinton. john kerry is also up for the post replacing leon panetta. he could tap into chuck habel. >> the president has a lot of good people to choose from. he wants to put together a team. especially with international affairs. a team that overall going into the second term doesn't look like a second team, looks like a group of second stringers. >> tim geithner will stay on until the inauguration. white house chief of staff jack lew is mentioned as a replacement. >>> lawmakers said they ignored warnings about a hurricane hitting the big apple. they said it as question of time before a hurricane flooding the subway system and causing power outages in new york city. they went unheeded because of budget cuts and skepticism about a likely storm. super storm sandy is blamed for causing 125 deaths and second costliest disaster in history. >>> this is the the first hack-a-thon this weekend. this is at the library. the goal of the competition was to create fun and apps available through county record. >> we have seen inte
. >>> as a u.s. inched one day closer to the fiscal cliff, john boehner made a new proposal. >> americans have to be scratching their head and wondering, when is the president going to get serious. >> house minority leader nancy pelosi defended the president. >> he has said that he's willing to make some changes. but it's really important that any changes not hurt the middle class. >> reporter: pelosi also said democrats have already agreed to more than a trillion and a half dollars in budget cut this is year. more details now on how a fall off that fiscal cliff would affect taxpayers. the nonpartisan tax foundation says an average family of four would pay an extra $7,400 in taxes. looking at specific cities here, people in san francisco and oakland would pay an extra $7,424 in san jose it would be 7,352. and in santa rosa, $3,333. now to wall street where stocks today moved into positive territory. the dow clos up 78 points. >>> there were more jobs advertised in september than october. job openings rose by 128,000 to 3.68 million in october that is the most since june. and in a separate repo
and cautious. i think the court has learned, especially the justice john roberts court, is weary of doing what the court dade in roe vs. wade in 1973 and i don't think they will throw out arrangements in 30 states and 40 states, and they will resolve, i suspect the defense of marriage act case narrowly, only one section is actually an issue, section 3, in california they'll make a decision that might uphold the appellate court and keep it limited to california and i believe the court doesn't want to be, you know, overturning arrangements, throughout the country, something so delicate as this. they learned the lesson that that is not the right role for the supreme court. >> chris: let's talk about that. a lot of people make the comparison, to 1973. roe vs. wade. because, what is so interesting is that, public attitudes on same sex marriage changed dramatically. let's put up the map. 37 states, either by law or in their excuses, now ban same sex marriages, but, they are legal in 9 states, as well as the nation's capitol, washington, d.c. and a new poll, 40% approve same sex marriage and 30% supp
like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant . >>> today is 32 years since john lenon was shot and killed in new york city. he was shot in front of his home. mark david chapman was convicted of his murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life. he remains in jail and has been denied parole. >> the second winner who bought the 587 million-dollar jackpot ticket has come forward. >> the winner put the ticket in his vehicle and put it on his sun visor and left it there. the next mondaying he woke up he had received news that there was indeed a winner in arizona. >> you can bet he ran out to his car to get that ticket. that worker at that the gas station was not actually the winner so we don't know why he was so happy. the lottery plans to repleas the winner's name on monday. >>> it's not 192 million but still a foretew. a woman turned in a one million dollar winning strap erratickest. she bout father and then won the free ticket on the 4th and had the -- 5th way was worth the million dollar jackpot. the woman bought them in the outer richmond neighborhood. >> scratches them, get
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